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a beloved bay area teacher taken too soon. and now students and colleagues are remembering the music teacher as the man accused of driving drunk and crashing into her car sits and hotel hack alert. crooks stole information from major hotels across the can country, include -- across the country, including here in the bay area. simple ways to make the process of getting back to school easier and less painful for everyone involved. good morning.
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zip line adventure, those can be fun for family, soaring in the trees and all but one bay area neighborhood is not so convincedded it's the right fit. more on that in a bit. right now, a check on the weather with -- is not so convinced it is the right fit. more on that in a bit. right now, a check on the weather with leigh spann. >> yesterday the record in tampa was 97. today, 80 degrees class. 89degrees at lunchtime. almost all of us still dry at lunchtime, a 10 to 20% rain chance. and a 40% chance by the final bell with a high of 92. 10% at noon. and up to about 40% rain chance later in the afternoon and evening. at 4:38, tracking the tropics. and leslee has the roadways. >> that's right. we have a good drive, a little construction around
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state road 54. an 11 minute commute through new port richey to the sun coast parkway. and over to 19 through palm harbor, up to speed, state road 54 to the tampa. that's only going to take about 14 minutes. and we have a great drive in hillsborough county through wesley chapel and 75. and then bearss avenue to i-4, just 10 minutes. that's a look at weather and traffic. back to gene and gayle. >> thank you. right now, a man accused of running a slamming into a car driven by a popular pinellas county teacher is facing more serious charges this morning because the teacher died. she passed away hours after the crash. news channel 8's ryan hughes is live at the elementary school in pinellas county. ryan, this will certainly be a difficult day for students and staff there. >> reporter: gayle, good morning. it will be. many students and staff members
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through and now the the terrible news that she didn't. >> i love going in her classroom. she always did great thing, such positive energy. and you could feel her passion for music. >> reporter: that was the principal burns. when we talked to her yesterday before caroline passed away, now the school has the terrible task of explaining this to students. police say the other vehicle was driven by bryce mccloud and drunk. the charges will likely be upgraded today to dui manslaughter. a fellow teacher with him her at the time of the crash. he was injured and remains in the hospital in st. petersburg at this hour. the suspect will likely appear in court later today we are checking to find out if grief counselors will be available for students and staff members.
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>> kids go back and can't wait to be with their teachers and friends again and then this. thank you. funeral services are scheduled for the woman shot by a police officer during a police-led demonstration. family and friends will say good-bye to the 73-year-old. she was participating in a shoot, don't shoot demonstration when the officer pulled the trigger on what was supposed to be loaded with blanks. he fired a live ro administrative leave. there are two new cases of locally transmitted zika virus in miami-dade county. one case is from the winwood neighborhood known as the zika virus hot spot. the second case was contracted outside of the area but still in miami-dade. in the meantime, officials in texas report a resident there who recently visited miami tested positive for the virus. and now an 8 on your side alert, hackers are targeting hotels and it just happened
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news channel 8's lindsey mastis is live from one of the tampa hotels hacked. but lindsay, there are many more. >> reporter: yeah, gene, the hotel here at kennedy and west shore is just one of 20 hotels in 10 states affected and one. it. experts tell us that it's no surprise. >> it's what they choose to get into. >> reporter: they released information about the data breach and it affects some marriott and hyatt hotels. it's not just people that paid for a room, it's all kinds of transactions including customers that bought food or went to the spa. in response hdi told federal authorities it replaced the payment processing system. the company told nbc news that
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12,000 transactions alone here in tampa. anyone that believes they are affected should keep a close eye on their credit card statements and make sure your cards have fraud protection. >> yeah, time to check the statements. thank you. in your vote, donald trump layed out his plan for defeating isis in the battleground state of ohio. >> hillary rodham clinton's policies launched isis on to the world stage. >> trump is proposal to ban all muslims from entering the country. trump proposes what he calls extreme vetting modeled after the cold war which would screen out anyone with hostile attitudes toward the u.s. and admit only those who, quote, share our values and respect our people. >> we cannot let this evil continue.
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ideology of as cal islam, its oppression of gay, women, non- believers be allowed to spread. >> trump promised he would come down on hard on american muslims suspected of radical terrorism. and hillary rodham clinton will continue her bus tour across pennsylvania today with a stop in philadelphia. yesterday vice president joe biden joined clinton for a rally in his hometown. together, they're campaigning to win over trump's blue collar white men. from pennsylvania, clinton heads to ohio tomorrow. and early voting for the august 30th primary is underway right now across the state. in the first day, some 1900 ballots were cast in hillsborough county alone. election officials report receiving more than 47,000 ballots by mail so far. early voting runs through august 28th in hillsborough. coming up on 4:38. a check on weather and traffic on the 8s.
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you can bet it's going to get hot quick. 79degrees at 7:00 a.m. we're already at 85 at 10:00 this morning. and then we hit the 90s around 1:00. and 93 for an afternoon high at 4:00 p.m. now our rain chances similar to the yesterday. we're going to start in eastern polk county, eastern highlands county about lunchtime and push toward the coast. and they'll get stronger west of i-75, more widespread, a 50% rain chance there. an it has a 70% chance developing in the next five days but the forecast models, thankfully, keep it out to sea over the next five days as well. so even if it develop, no issue here in the u.s. at 4:38, we will check on traffic on the 8s. everything is okay as far as congestion, we don't have any. that's nice. we have a good drive across the bay area bridges. let's take a look at construction. not congestion.
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typical. usually overnight. and this morning, we have two southbound lanes on i-75 right at university are taken away due to the overnight construction. and meanwhile, a good drive in bradenton, nice drive across the sunshine skyway bridge. and looking at the other bay area bridge, four minutes on the gandy. six to cross the howard frankland bridge. and seven minutes to cross the courtney campbell causeway. that's a look at weather and traffic on the 8s. back to gene and gayle. >> thank you very much, leslee. moms and the door on time each morning. >> leigh spann shares ways to improve our morning routines. plus, going underwater with our gadgets and a tattoo to control our smart phones. up next, the technology we may soon see.
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big developments in smart phone technology. future generations of the iphone might be great to take to the beach.
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our transition to becoming cyborgs is becoming reality. >> reporter: underwater selfies with the iphone could be a thing in the very near future. so take a look at this. apple has been granted a patent for a technique that let's its mobile devices take pictures properly underwater. that suggests apple is working on letting the des water safely in the first place. and other rumors suggest iphone is get rid of the headphone jack and the traditional home button, both which would stop water from coming in. the iphone 7 could come out in september. and one day you could control your smart phone with a temporary tattoos. they can send and receive operation. they operate on the same technology used for mobile payments.
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small computing chip. now some of the pausable functions, pausing songs with a tap, monitoring body temperature and heart beat and storing scannable information like movie or bus tickets. so this basically means that you can carry around less stuff. the prototypes cost about $175 to make. >> and they're shiny too. >> they are. >> thank you. well, we want to know what you think about the advance. s in technology. make advance. s in technology. make your you follow -- advance. m ents. a country has a contract to build a high-line zip line. they have one in bradenton which the company claims is a hit. neighborhoods nearer the recreation complex are worried about noise, crowds and parking
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everywhere. there will be litter. who's garbage, who's picking up the garbage? >> the zip line adventure is not a done deal. the commissioners will vote on the issue september 6th. across america, it is relatively calm in milwaukee after two nights of violent protests. police report only a handful of arrests overnight and say there are no reports of damage or violence. a deadly police shooting after a traffic stop led to a violent weekend. demonstrators set fire to busine a police officers. and now they're demanding to see police body cam video from the shooting. pennsylvania's attorney general is planning to peel her conviction for perjury and obstruction. jurors found she lied under oath and leaked information from a grand jury probe to damage a political rival. she faces up to seven years in prison. and 8 on your side continues our get schooled series this morning.
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morning routines. >> they are important to get our kids out the door and ready for a great day of learning. leigh spann has ways to help. >> reporter: that's right. it's the critical time for the alarm clock and the first school bell. since you're watching us, you can use us to guide you through the morning routine. >> i usually get up between 4:00 and 5:00 a.m. >> reporter: after that, brandy jackson and her family are on a fast track to get to school. >> i started a longtime making them set their own alarms. they have to get up. they need to allow themselves enough time to make the bed, get dressed and come down stairs. >> reporter: jackson's kids are older, 14 and 16 but says this is a good goal. for younger kids, make a chart that shows everything kids need to do. and having a place for everything and everything in its place. label that place so there's
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8s. >> reporter: jackson uses weather and traffic on the 8s to keep everyone on time. >> the tv is sort of our time keeper because they know, if you come on with the weather or the traffic comes on, it's this time and we need to be out the door. >> reporter: a good morning routine starts with a good evening routine. make lunches the night before and make sure the kids get to bed on time. >> they have sports and this and this as far as ho projects due, how are they going to get it done? >> reporter: it's a team effort. >> it helps to have them work on the routine in a schedule too. >> reporter: and other suggestions, multiple kids in the house, let them take turns being the morning leader, getting everyone involved. or use a reward if they're ahead of schedule every morn, and finally, practice what you preach with your own morning routine. get your lunch ready ahead of
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example. >> my husband has to do this by himself so i try to pack the lunch, get the laundry done. >> well, you're helping the night before. >> yeah. when they get up, they stay on the routine and when other people come in and he has to travel and they baby sit, they're like, these kids are like a well-oiled machine. >> yeah, and the checklist. and using us at 4:48, maybe it's your alarm clock. time the 8s. we will break down the day better you. 80degrees at 8:00 a.m. up to 89 just by lunchtime. and by 4:00 p.m., 93 degrees. there may be a shower or two in inland areas. but the better rain chance in the afternoon at 40%. odessa, 79 degrees. 78 in new port richey. how about 77 wesley chapel. polk county, 78 degrees. frost proof, 79. unfortunately, still dealing
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so we've got corpus christi, houston, still louisiana dealing with the rain. for us, things are relatively quiet and i think today is going to be like yesterday. we will see a few light patchy clouds in the morning. but dry through about noon. and notice the first few showers in polk county and highlands county just around lunchtime. only a small chance with the east to west wind, coverage of rain gets better by 3:30. and actually clear out by sunset. and we do it again tomorrow. after today's high of 93, 91 wednesday and thursday. how about traffic on the 8s? keeping everyone on time. look at it here in tarpon springs, waking up with us, we have a vehicle that caught fire here. remnants still out there at orange street and pinellas avenue. and of course, this is also known as alternate 19 through the area. all right, let's hop down now
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area. we've got two of the right lanes taken away southbound on i-75 right at university parkway due to overnight construction. should be wrapped up in about an hour or so. and let's take a live look at traffic, downtown tampa looking good, no delays there. that's a look at weather and traffic on the 8s. back to gene and gayle. >> thank you. a bobble on the balance beam cost simone biles a gold medal. >> and the sacrifice one runner made to cross the finish line first and get go at the medal count. and let's talk about that on social media this morning. you have seen diving in the pool but how about the diving on the track? was that fair? did we get robbed? what do you think about it? find me on social media, on
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well this morning, it's being dubbed the dive for gold. but it had nothing to do with the pool. >> nope. this was a dive on the track. you've got to see this. take a look here. runners nearing the finish line in the 400 dash and then the runner from the bahamas dove across the finish line. that gave her the extra oomph to cross ahead of usa. a lot of people chatting about
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i don't know. road rash and it doesn't seem fair. american gymnast simone biles settles for bronze. she wobbled during a front somersault and had to grab the beam. her teammate claimed the silver medal behind the netherlands. today biles will have another chance to win a medal when she competes in a floor routine. her teammate will be competing. team usa will take on the quarter finals in women's hoops. in beach volley ball, the american women will take on the host country brazil in the women's beach volley ball semifinals. and track and field, the american will try to soar to gold in the men's high jump final. >> and the medal count right now. team usa still leading the pack. we have a total of 75 medals. that's 26 gold, 23 silver and 26 bronze. behind us, china.
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now that most bay area students are back to class, it's time to focus on making the grades. we look at study apps that can help. it is 4:55 on this tuesday morning. and you are watching news channel 8 today. next, weather and traffic on the 8s is just three minutes
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although just 4 foot 8, simone biles is not to be underestimated. despite her size, simone's packed with power. refined, concentrated power. that's why she trusts tide pods. she knows small, can be powerful.
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it's time for weather and traffic on the 8s on tuesday morning. 80degrees at tampa international airport right now. clear skies. steamy day. up to 93. 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms. overnight, staying warm with a low of 78 degrees. how about traffic on the 8s? here's the situation, great drive on the bay area bridges. right now, 275 right near highway 60 where it connects on to the howard frankland bridge. that's what you're looking at. only six minutes to cross it.
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area, we have a vehicle that caught fire. the fire is out but nonetheless, located at orange
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an elementary schoolteacher dies after a horrible crash. the outpour of support for her family. a live look in rio this morning. today is the last day of many competitions. i'm sad to see this all wrapping up and coming to an end. but we will have a look ahead at what is planned for today in just minutes. and technology, a big part of your child's education. this morning, we will show you apps that can help them excel this school year. good morning and welcome to news channel 8 today. i'm gayle guyardo. >> and i'm gene ramirez. thank you so much for joining us on this tuesday morning. leigh spann with a look at


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